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Actual cost of $100 laptop is $900

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OLPC organization this year as a gift to the world’s children. This product has been the attention of the people of the world. Recently, the OLPC organization’s staff disclosed that 100 U.S. dollars notebook The real cost has already exceeded the originally planned nine times.

We can see here is some confusion, the original 100 U.S. dollars in the super-low notebook how make the ordinary notebook is more expensive than the most expensive? After OLPC staff explain that we know that this new type of notebook upgrade costs, mainly that of its hidden costs The new system, including the development and optimization, and the teaching of children, slightly over 100 dollar laptop? actual cost as much as 900 U.S. dollars to spend.

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Nothing new

This is old news, actually!

5 months ago:
http://beranger.org/index.php?article=2092
http://www.olpcnews.com/sales_talk/price/the_real_cost_of_the.html
http://www.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=06/12/01/1546208
http://hardware.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/12/08/2217257

Susan, why are you linking top all the blogosphere posts that say _nothing_?

Hey, Radu, hope you'll get

Hey, Radu, hope you'll get back into blogging. Need. More. Rants.

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